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  • Summer Sport Sign Up - Spring is in the air…and we are excited about summer sports starting soon! The Special Olympics Burlington Summer Sports season will be starting in May. We are looking forward to an active season.  Registration for all summer sports will be on : THURSDAY, APRIL 26 FROM 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM At the HABER COMMUNITY … Continue reading Summer Sport Sign Up
  • Generous Donation Blows Us Away - Special Olympics Burlington is incredibly thankful for the unbelievably generous donation from Compass Point Bible Church, announced in March, 2018. We have a number of families who attend the church and last month, Laura, one of our rhythmic gymnasts and swimmers, nominated Special Olympics Burlington for the annual BIG GIVE . The BIG GIVE, in … Continue reading Generous Donation Blows Us Away
  • New Active Start Program Launches! - Special Olympics Burlington is proud to launch a brand new 8 week program for children with an intellectual disability aged 2-6! The Active Start Program relies on the rationale that if children with intellectual disabilities are provided early instruction in the areas of basic motor skills and developmentally appropriate play, that there is an excellent … Continue reading New Active Start Program Launches!
  • Winter Sport Sign Up - As the summer season comes to a close, we are already thinking about which winter sports to sign up for! Sign Up night will be Thursday September 14 at the Frank Haber Community Centre on Tim Dobbie Drive in Burlington, 6 to 8 pm. If you’re a new athlete, visit our Register page to find … Continue reading Winter Sport Sign Up
  • Generous Local Community donates to the Eagles Golf Team - Just two requests to a Burlington and Oakville Facebook group, asking for donations for our golf team – that’s all it took to be swamped with equipment! Clubs, bags, shoes, towels, balls and tees were all donated by our amazing local community. Our golfers are now more than ready for their second tournament opportunity this … Continue reading Generous Local Community donates to the Eagles Golf Team
  • Track Athletes Rock the Provincial Games - Congratulations to our Track and Field Athletes Katie, Mert and Zoe for bringing home handfuls of medals from the Ontario Special Olympics Provincials Games at the weekend. Not only did they each achieve multiple Gold medals, but they were fantastic representatives for Special Olympics Burlington and for the South Central team. You rocked the orange … Continue reading Track Athletes Rock the Provincial Games
  • What Provincials REALLY Meant - Of course, the Ontario Provincial Games were both exciting and an incredible opportunity! Our Softball and Track and Field athletes did exceptionally well to qualify and we were SO proud of them. But it really hits home just how much taking part in the Provincials – and being a part of this organization – means … Continue reading What Provincials REALLY Meant
  • Bronze Medals for the Blues at Provincials - Congratulations to the Burlington Blues who are bringing home Bronze in their division from the Summer Games! The Region of Peel welcomed close to 800 athletes along with coaches, staff and spectators for the 2017 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Summer Games. Our athletes trained hard  to qualify – and the Games were truly their moment … Continue reading Bronze Medals for the Blues at Provincials
  • First Scrimmage a Success! - The first basketball Scrimmage, organized by Special Olympics Burlington, Burlington Public Library, Corpus Christi High School and Burlington Parks and Recreation was a fantastic success. It took place on Saturday May 20, at Corpus Christi. Burlington’s Special Olympics basketball team, the Flames, played against members of the community, including students from Corpus Christi and two … Continue reading First Scrimmage a Success!
  • New Golf Team – The Eagles! - Burlington Special Olympics is adding yet ANOTHER team to it’s ever-growing family of sports this year – golf. Some of the 10 athletes have never played golf before; others can already hit the ball a good distance. In this inaugural season our golfers will be learning etiquette, the rules of the game, how to use … Continue reading New Golf Team – The Eagles!